by NewsOne Staff • • Comments Off on New Details Emerge Surrounding The Death Of U.S. Sgt. La David Johnson In Niger Ambush
As the country honors those who have served in the military this Veterans Day, new details have emerged surrounding the death of a Black U.S. Army Sgt. whose body was discovered in a small village in Niger in October, The Hill reported. Read more...
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by NewsOne Staff • • Comments Off on Google Grants Non-Profit $1 Million To Expose Black Boys To Tech Careers
In efforts to diversify the STEM industry and expose African-American youth to career paths within the field, Google granted $1 million to a non-profit organization that is dedicated to creating a stronger Black male presence in tech, the Huffington Post reported.
by NewsOne Staff • • Comments Off on North Carolina Central University Receives $16.3M To Fight Racial Health Disparities
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities—a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health—awarded North Carolina Central University a $16.3 million grant to study health issues that affect African Americans, the Triangle Business Journalreported.
by NewsOne Staff • • Comments Off on ‘Drop Squad’ Turns 23: Here’s Who It Would Target Today If It Really Existed
Spike Lee, the champion of bringing Black imagery to the big screen, has always been a visionary filmmaker. That’s why it should come as no surprise that “Drop Squad,” a film he executive produced, has seemingly become more relevant than ever after it was released 23 years ago today. That’s due in no small part to the presidential candidacy and subsequent election of Donald Trump, which has not only emboldened White supremacists, but certain Black folks, too. Read more...
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